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Travelogue to Panagia Makrini of Mount Kerkis (Photographs)

Παναγία Μακρινή - Panagia Makrini

Kerkis is a beautiful mountain. Wild, but beautiful! It’s nice to climb it, while walk all the way to Panagia Makrini is a delight! One Sunday morning, with a rented jeep, we started from Vathi towards the village of Kallithea and Panagia Makrini. We drive slowly in order to enjoy …

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The Holy monastery of Panagia Spiliani

Spiliani Monastery

Monastery of Panagia Spiliani (Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary) The Monastery of Panagia Spiliani is built inside a cave, few miles northwest of Pythagorion. It is actually a cave-pit (or a cave church). The dimensions of the pit are: 120 x 36 meters, while its depth is 8,5 meters. …

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The Holy Monastery of Panagia Vrontiani

Monastery of Vrontiani, old photo

The Monastery of Panagias Vrontianis (or Kokkarianis), is located at an altitude of 458 meters, in the middle of the northern side of the island, near the village Vourliotes. It was rebuilt in 1566 on the ruins of an older Monastery dedicated to the Birth of the Virgin Mary, by …

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